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Outer Retinal Changes May Reflect Poor VA in DME

Early identification of these OCT biomarkers may help dictate therapy, investigators say.
September 28, 2021

Daily Fish Oil Consumption May Protect Against Diabetic Retinopathy

Dietary changes may help prevent development and progression of this condition, study finds.
September 17, 2021

Diabetic Cataract Patients May Benefit From the Laser

Because it uses less phaco energy than traditional surgery, FLACS may be a better option for this demographic, researchers suggest.
September 16, 2021

Delays in Anti-VEGF Treatment Could Cause Permanent Damage

Many patients missed injections throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in worse visual outcomes even after reinitiating therapy, researchers note.
August 13, 2021

Closely Monitor Cataract Patients with Early DME

Even low pre-op levels of macular edema are associated with disease progression and vision loss, study suggests.
August 9, 2021

Treatment Can Slow Progression of Severe NPDR

Randomized clinical trials show that PDR and CI-DME risk was reduced by more than 70% for patients receiving regular anti-VEGF injections.
August 9, 2021

Follow-up Time Determines Risk of DME or PDR Post-Cataract Surgery

The risk of developing either condition was highest in the first several years.
August 6, 2021

DME Patients Face Delay in Anti-VEGF Therapy

These extended intervals could explain the suboptimal therapy outcomes, researchers suggest.
August 4, 2021

Nonadherent DME Patients Pay a Small Price After Stopping Anti-VEGF

However, study shows VA improved after restarting therapy to the level seen prior to the treatment break.
July 27, 2021

Same DME Biomarker, Different Angle

Keeping tabs on central subfield thickness fluctuations over time, rather than on single measurements, may help clinicians better predict visual acuity outcomes, study suggests.
July 26, 2021